Ethel M Reed

December 1884–1953 (Age 68)
Maine, United States

The Life of Ethel M

When Ethel M Reed was born in December 1884, in Maine, United States, her father, Fred George Reed, was 31 and her mother, Julia Walker, was 31. She married Horace William Stevens on 18 February 1903, in Maine, United States. She lived in Benton, Kennebec, Maine, United States for about 10 years and Fairfield, Somerset, Maine, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1953, at the age of 69, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Fairfield, Somerset, Maine, United States.

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Horace William Stevens
Ethel M Reed
Marriage: 18 February 1903

Spouse and Children

18 February 1903
Maine, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Fred George Reed


    Julia Walker




    Minnie Rebecca Reed


    Archie Reed



    Leon St Clair Reed


World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 14

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ethel M Sturns in household of Horace W Sturns, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel M Stephens in household of Horace W Stephens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel Reed in household of Fred Reed, "United States Census, 1900"

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